Accreditation process started at medical organizations of Kazakhstan
It should be noted that the procedure is carried out according to the order of the Minister of Health and Social Protection of Kazakhstan.
According MHSD of Kazakhstan, assessment of medical institutions will be engaged in 34 expert groups in all regions of the country.
External assessment is comprehensive in all areas, including material specifications, safety and quality of services provided. The grand total and a decision on awarding the accreditation of three categories are displayed at the end.
“The term of accreditation is 3 years. Availability of accreditation gives a preferential right when placing state orders for the provision of the guaranteed volume of free medical care. Also, in the selection of medical institutions patients may take into account this factor as a confirmation of a higher quality of health services,” the ministry noted.
We remind that the national accreditation standards are developed in accordance with international standards. In 2015, 241 participated in the organization of accreditation. 142 of them have received the second, 84 – the first, 6 – the highest level of accreditation.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan